Pink Shoes

Maggie from Pink Shoes is here to remind us that every moment is important!

I’m Maggie.

I wear the badge of adoptive mom with honor, pride, thankfulness, and humility. I live everyday in awe of the fact that my daughter’s birth parents chose my husband and I to raise Georgia as ours, and to entrust us with her future and well-being; both physically and emotionally.

Pink Shoes is a platform for me to write about those everyday, very simple moments that make a life and what I can learn from them. The writer Annie Dillard says, “How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.” I refuse to let simple occurrences in the course of a grocery shopping trip, a rainy morning at home, a meeting at work, dinner out, dinner in, a walk in the woods, a disagreement with a friend, an over-flowing laundry basket, a drive to my parents house, or an inside joke with my husband pass me by–because if I did–I’d be letting my life pass me by.

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  1. Awww… Adoption stories are really touching for me…
    On my way there to yoyr blog SITStah! :)
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  2. checking her out…
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  3. That quote by Annie Dillard is one of my favorites. Happy Belated SITS Day!
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  4. Happy Sits Day! Just checked out your blog. It was great!

  5. Happy belated SITS day!
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  6. You had me at “pink.” Love your blog and can’t wait to read more! Happy SITS Day!

    -Sarah
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  7. Wow. Sorry for the late link-up. Very interested in reading your blog.
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  8. Happy Belated SITS DAY!!! I have always wanted to adopt and still do. I am just waiting on Gods perfect timing! You are truly BLESSED!!!
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  9. She is such a darling!1 God Bless you and your cute little fam!!

  10. Congrats on your SITS Day! Over to try on Pink Shoes ;)
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  11. Congrats on finally making it to your SITS day…love the new design too…very cute!

  12. On my way over…
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  13. Your little girl is gorgeous! Lovely pictures xxx
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  14. Maggie, you are amazing! I always wanted to adopt children but then I had 3 of my own and I’m maxed out. I think that what you are doing is an amazing thing and you seem to handle it with grace and love. The pictures above are beautiful.
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  15. Happy SITS day (one day late!). I’m heading over!

  16. Hope you had a great Sits Day, heading over now!
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  17. happy sits day, following over at bloglovin’ i love your parenting style
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  18. Very sweet blog.
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  19. Happy SITS day! Will be visiting your blog soon :D
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  20. Happy SITS Day!
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  21. Congratulations Maggie! Enjoy your SITS day!
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  22. I am really interested in reading your story. Enjoy your weekend!
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  23. what a beautiful concept, a nice reminder of what is important. thank you for sharing your story!
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  24. Lovely images.
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  25. You have a wonderful outlook, Maggie. And, that’s refreshing. So now, I can’t wait to head over and check out your blog.

    Happy SITS Day!
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  26. Happy Sits Day! What a beautiful story, glad open adoption is working well for you, your precious daughter and her birth-mom.
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  27. Great post! I am adopted as well – terrific to see a blog that speaks openly about life in general and how adoption “chose” them rather than the other way around.

  28. Adoption keeps popping up lately. What a sweet blog!
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  29. Happy SITS day! Looking forward to reading!
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  30. Happy SITS Day! I can’t wait to check out your blog!
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  31. What a lovely description of being a parent of an adopted child; I am sure that everyone is benefiting from your generosity. Happy SITS day!
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  32. Love this! Can’t wait to read more posts!!

    Happy Holidays!
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  33. Off to visit!
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  34. Lovely photos, and a really heart filled post!
    Lots of Love,
    Grace X
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  35. Heading over to comment now!
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  36. I love Pink Shoes and I am so happy that TODAY is Maggie’s SITS Day!! YaY!! :)
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  37. What a great outlook and what a beautiful daughter you have! Happy Friday and happy SITS day!
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  38. I agree, what a positive way to look at life! Happy SITS day :-)
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  39. What a sweet and refreshing outlook you have! I feel like if I hung out with you for a day my life would be better :) I’ll settle for perusing your blog. Have a wonderful SITS day!!
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    • That’s a really nice thing to say and a challenge to me. “Would people really be better if they hung out with me for a day?” Hmmmm…….I probably need to start being more patient with my daughter.
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  40. I love the idea behind your blog!
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  41. Great site!
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  42. This sounds wonderful..I’m looking forward to visiting your blog.

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  43. Cute! Happy SITS day!
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  44. Wow! You guys were blessed with a darling little girl. She looks like your biological daughter even with her hair being blond. May the Lord bless you with many more happy and healthy years together. Enjoy the SITS day and the holidays!

    Tina – American mom raising 4 kids in South Africa
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  45. Finished Chiristmas shopping!!!!!
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  46. Happy Friday everyone! Heading on over…
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  47. Beautiful story and name for a blog!
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  48. Love the pictures and the blog name.
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  49. Happy SITs day!
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